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  41.160.  Adjutant general — duties. — 1.  The adjutant general shall be the military secretary and chief of staff to the commander in chief and the administrative head of the military establishment of the state.

  2.  The adjutant general shall, under direction of the governor, be charged with the supervision of all matters pertaining to the administration, discipline, mobilization, organization and training of the organized militia of the state.

  3.  The adjutant general shall perform all duties required of the adjutant general by the laws of the United States and of the state, and the regulations issued pursuant to such laws, now or hereafter promulgated, and such duties as pertain to the function of the chief of staff.

  4.  The adjutant general shall supervise the preparation and submission of all returns and reports pertaining to the militia of the state as may be required by the United States.

  5.  The adjutant general shall be the channel of military correspondence with the governor and shall have custody of all military records, correspondence and other military documents.

  6.  The adjutant general shall make an annual report to the governor at such time as the governor may require, setting forth the transaction of the office of the adjutant general, the strength and condition of the organized militia, including results of latest federal inspections, and such other matters as the adjutant general may deem important or may be requested by the governor.

  7.  The adjutant general shall record, authenticate and communicate to troops and individuals of the militia all orders, instructions and regulations.

  8.  The adjutant general shall cause to be procured, printed and circulated to those concerned all books, blank forms, laws, regulations or other publications governing the militia needful to the proper administration, operation and training thereof or to carry into effect the provisions of this code.

  9.  The adjutant general shall collect and maintain the personnel records of the organized militia, to include all records of the Missouri National Guard not in federal service, and shall keep on file in the office of the adjutant general complete records of the enrollment, commissions and service of all officers and enlisted members thereof.

  10.  The adjutant general shall have an appropriate seal of office and affix its impression to all certificates of record issued from the office of the adjutant general.

  11.  The adjutant general shall perform such other military duties, not otherwise assigned, as may be ordered by the governor.

  12.  The adjutant general shall direct the inspector general of state headquarters to conduct an annual inspection of the state militia fiscal and property account.

  13.  The adjutant general shall have control of all armories that are owned, erected, purchased, leased or provided by the state.  The adjutant general, in the name of the state of Missouri, may acquire by purchase and may receive by donation or dedication any property which may be used for military purposes.  For the control and management of armories described in this section, the adjutant general may establish armory boards, the personnel of which shall serve without pay.  Such boards, subject to the direction of the adjutant general, shall control, manage and supervise all activities in such armories and may rent such armories to persons or organizations not connected with the organized militia.  All moneys received from the rental of such armories shall be credited to the adjutant general's revolving fund, or to such political subdivisions as such armory boards, subject to the direction of the adjutant general, may direct.


(L. 1951 p. 654 § 23, A.L. 1982 S.B. 715, A.L. 1991 S.B. 358, A.L. 1999 H.B. 326)

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